(Last Updated On: September 9, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeCNTW4
SAO Programme TypeG2*
Programme PeriodFrom June to August 2020
UM Application Deadline21 February 2020
QuotaNo Limit
Responsible StaffEsther Lam (estherlam@um.edu.mo)
Courses+C2 Chinese Translation and Culture Programme (7/01-8/11) – USD 3,500
+N2 Biodiversity, Agriculture and Culture of Taiwan (BACT) (6/27-7/26) – USD 3,000
+S2 Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability (7/5-8/1) – USD 3,300
+S4-1 East Asian Studies: Society & Culture Program (7/1-7/29) – USD3,450
+R1 Research & Culture Program (7/1-8/11) – USD3,500
**UM will only nominate students to the above programme
Programme FeeApplication Fee: USD 150
English RequirementDifferent programmes have different English requirement. Please refer to the website of each course for more details
Other RequirementDifferent programmes have different requirements on major. Please refer to the website of each course for more details

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip

Sight seeing in Taipei

(Very Unsatisfied 1 – 4 Very Satisfied)

Overall experience : 3.3

Visa Application
– Procedure of the application: 3.6
– The length of the application: 3.6
– The attitude of the staff in consulate/embassy: 3.6

Programme Arrangement
– Course Intensity (Very intensive 1 – 4 Not intensive): 2
– Payment of programme fee: 2.3
– Course arrangement: 3
– Airport pick up service: 3.6
– The entertainment of extra activities: 3.3

“I made a lot of new friends from different parts of the world. All of them have different disciplines but they are all from the first class universities in the world, such as U.C. Berkeley, UCLA, National University of Singapore, University College London, University of Virginia, ect. They are the role models for me.”

Accommodation (Dormitory&Off Campus)
– The price: 3.6
– The location: 3.6
– The cleanliness: 3.6
– The Facilities: 3.6
– The attitude of staff: 3.6

– The price: 3.3
– The taste: 3.3